News across Spain

Damages worth over €71 million have been reported following last weeks Storm Gloria, according to the latest update from Government spokesperson María Jesús Montero. Over 10,000 claims have been submitted to date according to the latest information from the Insurance Compensation Consortium. Most payments are expected to be made in the next sixteen weeks. Last […]

A 33-Year-old man has cleared tests for the Coronavirus after falling ill after a visit to the Wuhan region of China. The Public Health Agency of Catalonia confirmed that they were performing tests on the man for the coronavirus. The news came as another person tested negative in tests in Torrevieja yesterday.

The British Ambassador will be holding his next live Question and Answer session on Friday, giving British citizens the chance to ask questions to our representative in Spain. We are holding our fourth Facebook Live Q&A on Friday at midday (CET). If you would like to put a question to HMA Hugh… Posted by Brits […]

The Spanish Economy is reported to have shown “moderate growth” according to Deputy Prime Minister and Economic Affairs Minister Nadia Calvino. In an interview on national television yesterday, the minister said that the economy stabilised after a slowdown in the summer. The figures show growth of around 2% for last year, one of the highest […]

Snap Regional elections in Catalonia have become a reality, after political agreements between separatist parties in the Catalan parliament were left in tatters after disagreements over the future of regional president Quim Torra. The disagreement came after the supreme court ruled that Torra be stripped of his seat after failing to comply with electoral laws […]

Doctors have ruled out the corona virus on a woman admitted to hospital in Granada. The woman, who had recently traveled to the Chinese province of Wuhan and had symptoms associated with this disease, had been admitted to the Cruces hospital, where she was treated in an isolation unit. Two other cases were ruled out […]

The search and rescue operation for those who are still reported missing after last weeks Storm Gloria has been restarted. A body was discovered at the weekend at Cala Sant Vicent, which is believed to be a 41-year-old man who disappeared in the storm. Amongst those yet to be found is a 25-year-old British man […]

The Cabildo de Tenerife has announced plans to launch a consultation over proposals to extend the tram network in the capital to Tenerife North airport. In a press statement this weekend, Counselor for Roads, Mobility and Innovation, Enrique Arriaga, said that a widespread information campaign will be launched in April to determine public support. Last […]

Policia Nacional have arrested a 35-year-old woman in connection with the discovery of an abandoned newborn baby. The infant was discovered wrapped in several layers of clothing and inside an open bag in a doorway in Orihuela ten days ago. Officers conducted door to door enquiries before discovering the mother and providing her medical help. […]

Rail operator Renfe has launched it’s new low-cost high speed rail service – Avlo – operating between Barcelona and Madrid. Tickets are now on sale with introductory prices starting from €5 one way. The new service – which begins in April – is expected to compete against budget airlines in the country. The low-cost service […]


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